The annual truffle hunts in central Greece will kick off on March 1, when the truffle hunting season opens, the Natural History Museum of Meteora and the local Mushroom Museum who are organizing the event announced Wednesday.
The season begins in March and ends in October and each "hunt" lasts approximately three hours.
The price to acquire pork, the main raw material for producing Sibiu Salami, has grown by 15 pct over the last year, but the price for the final product registered an advance of under 10 pct, stated, on Friday, Carmen Gavrilescu, chair of the Association of Sibiu Salami Producers (APSS) in a press conference at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR).
Prices of Bulgarian kolbasi (meat products) go up. Prices have jumped by 10-15% since January. This is indicated by the manufacturers' data. And the forecasts are that prices will continue to go up until the end of the year.
The reason for this is the increase in raw meat used in production by nearly 35%. Its price will continue to grow in the European market in the coming months.
An increasing number of customers prefer to buy offal, which is a much cheaper form of red meat, shopkeepers at the Butcher's Market in Turkey's southern province of Adana have said.